Ambionics 3D printed prosthetic arm for infants enters clinical trials

Infant developmental research shows that children under the age of two are more likely to naturally accept the use of an external prosthetic limb than those who are older. The problem is, at this age, children grow so quickly that it becomes uneconomical to fit them with a synthetic arm or leg. Some...

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Posted on Oct 22, 2017

Clinical trial finds 3D printed dentures are preferred to conventional cast metal dentures

Research has been conducted into the viability of 3D printed removable partial dentures (RPD) in comparison to conventionally cast metal RPDs. The outcome of the month-long … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jul 18, 2017

3D printed silk PLA material seeks clinical trials in Australia

As a corn-based and biodegradable plastic, PLA, the material used in almost every desktop 3D printer, has been researched for its potential industrial applications. The … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 17, 2017

Open Bionics taking part in world’s first clinical trial of 3D printed bionic hands

A team of 3D printing and bionic prosthetic pioneers based in Bristol UK are participating in study that could lead to the wider use of … 3D Printing Industry admin...

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Posted on Jun 12, 2017

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